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Feb 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> rosa parks was born 100 years ago today. and today her birthday was referred to correctly as national day of courage. the postal service has issued a new stamp in her memory. and today at the henry ford museum in dearborn, michigan where the famous bus is kept, visitors were allowed to take a seat where rosa parks made history. >>> at a new york synagogue, ed koch was remembered as the quintessential new york mayor. it was an emotional service, especially during the remarks of the current mayor, michael bloomberg, who along the way mentioned koch's choice to be buried at trinity cemetery in upper manhattan. think about it, he said, a polish jew in an episcopal graveyard in a largely dominican neighborhood. what could be more new york or more ed koch? they carried the casket out of the church to the tune of the sinat
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
environment -- we did an extensive analysis to try to make sense why we have had the problem and have had so long. host: if you would like to join the conversation from eastern and central time zones -- mountain and pacific -- and if you are a health professional -- laudan aron, here are the numbers, and we see where the united states ranks in life expectancy compared to other countries. who in the study are the comparison points and how the u.s. to? guest: the panel basically compared the health outcomes in the united states to 16 other high-income democracies. it western europe, canada, australia, japan. basically countries we consider our peers in a number of the means. we ranked dead last in life expectancy among males and the comparison group and next-to- last for females. life expectancy at birth is a cumulative indicator of multiple causes of death. but as we can see, we are not doing very well. host: the disadvantage appears to exist across all ages and demographics. do you have a sense of why? guest: well, one of the real striking findings was how many different domains we are falli
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am EST
that vulnerability. for the sake of our nation's economy, our national security, and the world's environment, we must strive to produce the largest possible percentage of our oil needs domestically and endeavor to obtain any of our imports from neighbors and strong allies whether they be canada, mexico, tapping our potential and restoring trust in our people will be a breakthrough in itself. within our report, we set out a number of important goals and these are generally centered around where we need to be by 2020. >> that is just a portion of the remarks today and we will show you the entire speech leading up to the news conference at noon eastern, live here on c-span. elsewhere in washington today, former massachusetts senator john kerry agreed to the state department employees this morning for the first one since being officially sworn in friday. he spent much of the weekend making connections with foreign heads of state and reach out to israeli and palestinian leaders in phone calls yesterday assuring them the obama administration will continue to pursue a mideast peace agreement will recognize
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
of doing things without congress if he has to, brad. will he on the environment? >> he absolutely will. we have seen him do it before. he is really going to step on the gas to use a metaphor to press forward his political agenda. that has no reality-based agenda to his political agenda. take canada. we get most of our oil from canada. number one trading partner. canada is being disrespected politically, nicly by not allowing this deal to guard america. they turn to the chinese. the president's motorist on appear ran i do is pretty clear. doesn't get what he wants through legislation. he will will tell the agencies to legislate through regulation. and if that doesn't work by executive order. and the president says if you don't like it it, sue me and we do every day whether it's on healthcare, gun control, on immigration, this is his policy when a president doesn't respect the bounds of his authority, then he acts out in disregards of it. >> and sally, i talked to a number of folks who are urging the president to it act without congress they say there is a lot of foot dragging and there are
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
these breakthroughs in how we produced or consume our energy, you do get to a lower carbon environment. i think that that is a good thing. we should be moving that way and are moving that way. some of it has been command and control. cafe clearly was. but think about what else has happened. you have seen a shift to more renewables. you have seen a shift towards natural gas. in my state you have seen a shift in the technology that allows us to go after our fossil fuels in a manner that again is in less intensity than the other most likely alternative. so, we are reducing our emissions and that is the way that we should be going. but, again, to take an approach that has been tried and failed, cap and trade, or a carbon tax that is designed by its nature to increase prices at a time when our economy does not need to see increased energy prices, that will not get us to a lower carbon economy. i think my vision takes us there and it is not by accident. i think it is because our desire to be in a world that has more affordable abundant clean bill of verse and secure energy has taken that step -- clea
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the local environment. they are unique unto themselves. we need to make sure that we are able to work with the governments and intelligence service is so we can put pressure on them. and number of them have local agendas, and some of them have international agendas. aqap in yemen has a effort underway to bring that government down, and the government has done a great job. there are other elements, narcotics smugglers, human traffickers, they involve kidnappings and ransoms, and are involved in terrorist attacks. we need to take into account what the informant is, who we can work with, how to put pressure on them, but any element associated with al qaeda has as part of its agenda death and destruction. i agree but we need to do is be mindful of this metastasization of the al qaeda cancer. >> in relationship to some kind of centralized control over all these things and having said that the core is decimated, it really varies. we see the al qaeda core exerting control over these elements. there is a lot of independence of effort come autonomous efforts that are underway, and i will be ha
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 12:30am EST
that allow you to exist in that harsh environments. there was a concern that national elites would distort -- destroy the tuareg's. the one thing i discovered, they call themselves the people. their recognition is their whole culture is in their language are. after independence, we see a pattern of forcing the tuareg children to learn southern linkages -- languages and pushing out the tuareg language and culture. fast forward after the rebellion, we move into it a period of temporary peace and stability. algeria had stepped in and there was an agreement, i will not go into the details. we can bring this up in the discussions. we will move forward to the years of 2006-2009, 1 there was a third rebellion. all coming back to grievances that the tuareg were never dealt with. during 2006-2009, there was an interesting dynamic. ) the time when narco trafficking was starting to grow. trafficking started to take solid root inside molly wright around -- mali right around 2005. you also have gs pc entering the northern part of molly. -- mali. moving forward, you see a third rebellion. all these gro
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am PST
was operating in a legal environment that amounted to a veritable catch-22. john brennan faces his confirmation hearing to be the head of the cia on thursday this week. he will face questions from senators on the senate intelligence committee who will presumably ask him about his time in the cia of yore under george w. bush and his time as the face of the drone program under president barack obama. one of the senators who sits on the intelligence committee is going to get a chance to question john brennan is oregon democrat ron wyden, who is a bit of a contrarian on the issues. he recently wrote a letter to john brennan asking for answers of his own about targeted killing and why it's justified and how it's justified. the questions themselves are so basic that they are almost more telling than some of the answers they could but probably won't receive. questions like, for example, how much evidence does the president need to determine that a particular american can be lawfully killed? also, this is one that sticks with me, does the president have to provide individual americans with the opportun
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 10:00am EST
and are not in favor of gun control. if you grew up in a city, an urban environment with more guns and crime, you're probably less in favor of guns and more in favor of gun control. if that holds true, there is not going to be a huge majority in congress for gun-control. seems like it will be pretty split. there will be a lot of people that are gun owners. host: including democrats? caller: including democrats, although a smaller number. some of the ones who were gun owners said that boehner is in favor of gun control. we talked to a congressman from minnesota. he said he was a gun owner, but that he believed that some gun controls, particularly background checks, are important. to maintain safety of guns. there were 120 republicans that own guns, only 46 democrats told us that they own guns. 76% of congress answered our questions. host: why did people not answer your question? caller: they gave a variety of reasons. we had about 60 people total applying by saying that they -- declining by saying that would not talk about it. several said that it was safety reasons, that they did not think it wa
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
, how we can do the things necessary to create an environment for small businesses to flourish. and commit to that agenda. then, if the people are kind enough to give us a majority, inactive. we have to be four things rather than against. it does not help to be against obama. >> does it cause you grief? i was listening to the afl-cio folks earlier today. there are a lot of components of immigration reform that you are on completely the same page together. i think that gives ted crews heartburn. but you are fine with that, it seems. >> we have a tough negotiations ahead of us. one of the toughest parts that we have not resolved is this whole issue of the guest workers. high-tech workers, no problem. somebody has a ph.d. from mit, he want to stay, god bless you. but when we get into agricultural jobs and low- skilled workers, the devil is in the details. under what conditions can we have a low-skilled worker who is not a resident citizen in this country, and work? that is a really tough issue between us and the unions. we have good negotiators. we are result oriented. i am guarde
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. obviously, when it comes to the environment, i think we have like-minded objectives. mr. harper and mr. obama have both set a 7% reduction in emissions. we have worked together on reducing emissions in cars and trucks. canada is aggressively moving forward on our plan to ban and phase out dirty coal-fired electricity, and i think we all share the need for a growing economy to create jobs. we share the desire on energy security in north america, and we also share the objective of protecting our environment for future generations, and those will be areas where we will continue to work together. [speaking in french] merci. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very, very much. we appreciate it. >> appreciate it. thank you. >> birds lady helen taft on discussing politics. >> i had always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much as the about the politics and intricacies of any situation. >> i became familiar with more than politics. it involved real statesmanship. >> helen taft, whose husband, william howard taft, was the only men to serve as president and supreme court justice. the pu
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
're in an environment in which we have an all-volunteer force. we need to do a better job at assessing time. we don't take just anybody. >> well, chris kyle was known as the most lethal sniper in american military history. he was shown among his comrades for reaching out to them. the suspect is thought to be one of the very people chris kyle was helping. isn't this a call in and of itself for additional government assistance in terms of the condition of these people? because as we know, it's very hard to ascertain on occasions whether someone is suffering with ptsd. >> that's part of the problem. as you know, we've spoken before, there used to be a tremendous stigma about identifying yourself -- >> self-identifying. >> and we're quite a bit better now and the chain of command is very much involved in identifying people while they're on active duty as having problems. but when troops leave the service, that's when it's important that the service makes sure that the veterans administration knows that there are people who may have problems. i'm not certain that the service is doing the best job they c
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
, we actually get to a better climate, a better environment. just a place where we are stronger as a nation, and where we're cleaner environmentally as a nation. >> you are talking about drilling. when the president and certainly the incoming secretary of state who has been a leader on climate change is talking about doing something about greenhouse gases, haven't the storms, superstorm sandy, irene last year, haven't all of these recent storms and the fluctuations in temperature taught us if nothing else, that we have a real climate problem and that we have to deal with this here even if the rest of the world isn't going to deal with it in china and elsewhere? >> when you say i'm talking about drilling, think about what we're drilling for right now. think about where the boom is in this country. it's with natural gas. in order to access that natural gas, you do have to drill. what it has yaelded this country is an abundance of a resource that they read. it's able to bring our cost down and able to bring about jobs and economic opportunity that we wouldn't have had. how do we pa
PBS
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
are not point pointed as assets. often times kids think that they walk into this environment with liabilities. we think it's completely opposite. >> reporter: once the students move on to college they stay in regular contact with their one goal teacher through their first year. the aim is not just to get kids into college but to equip them with the support system they need to finish. >> we've seen 20, 25 years of education reform in the united states. almost all of it has been directed in prek through 12 which has -- so we see that proliferation of charter schools we've seen early childhood interventions work, we've seen human capital providers, we've seen big city mayors like rahm emanuel take over education yet almost none of it has spread to higher education. so our country has begun to get college access right but we see huge dropout rates in college. >> reporter: cynthia barren is a coach with the university of illinois at chicago's principle training program, she has over 40 years of experience in chicago public schools. there's nothing better than the next step after high school and ma
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
costs, education, the environment. you can go on and on. was more talk about electrified fences and self-deportation then there was about zero or mobility and modernizing our institutions. that's a problem. how do you do with this? you deal with it substantively, that is you put forth proposals that the public believes will address some of these problems. then there's the tonal issue, which is you have to sand off the rough edges and stop being the stupid party, as bobby jindal says. people speaking in a very rough manner about issues like rape, for example which hurt. sent a signal to voters that we really are not trying to have you. i'm proud of what eric cantor is doing. marco rubio and paul ryan are doing the same. host: peter wehner is joining us in this conversation about the future of the republican party. the numbers on the screen. you can send us the a tweet or e-mail. if that strategy is right, what does it say for those who describe themselves as republicans and others who describe themselves as the party conservatives? >> tea party is a force for good and there were hugely im
CSPAN
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
that with the baby boom generation and the new health care environment there is a shortage of health care workers of the various levels of physicians and certainly everything else the number of areas that are medically served appropriately. there are issues of getting in the hospitals comes a there are a number of issues and is also hard when you come in on a place like mine on the exchange of the visa to go into the research field and took me several years to make my way out to that because of the kind fiction that is placed. as we have always advocated that when you go through the immigration part of a specially the skilled immigration part, there should be a great deal of affordability and market based capitalistic system and gravitate with the schools and where the demands are and where they can contribute best and health care is no exception to that. the privilege of working in the office on the program of which i am a graduate i would say and to provide service in the backlog at the end of the overall great ideas and it should be a lot of. >> thank you. when you talk about agriculture we ha
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
in the environment. things like no budget, no pay. bipartisan feeding, not always a nation divided even with our leaders. i want to assure a video with you with congressman jack kingston of georgia. let's see what he had to say. >> the thing i really like is that i have to sit next to jim moran. i never really liked him, but it turns out we are friends. i would have walked if it weren't for my arch enemy nemesis. that is the problem, you start liking people. those kinds of relationships can take place because what happens in washington, when you decide you don't like somebody, something like this brings you together and you find out you were the one that was wrong. this is a great group with lots of potential and i am behind it. [applause] >> that is a great message from a republican from georgia about a relationship he has with a democrat and virginia. i know that the congressman sent his best. he plans to be here but he has a 103 degree fever. we need him back in congress and in the working group to make sure we are solving those problems. for the next little bit of time, we are going to get t
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
and based on fact. obviously, when it comes to the environment, i think we have like-minded objectives. mr. harper and mr. obama have both set a 7% reduction in emissions. we have worked together on reducing emissions in cars and trucks. canada is aggressively moving forward on our plan to ban and phase out dirty coal-fired electricity, and i think we all share the need for a growing economy to create jobs. we share the desire on energy security in north america, and we also share the objective of protecting our environment for future generations, and those will be areas where we will continue to work together. [speaking in french] merci. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very, very much. we appreciate it. >> appreciate it. thank you. >> what i discovered as i got older and more mature, the worst strategy to achieve happiness is to make it your primary goal. if you make happiness what you are striving for, you will not probably achieve it. you'll end up being narcissistic, self involved, caring about your own pleasures in your own satisfactions in life as your paramount goal. what i fou
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
it's going to a different environment. therefore you have to be aware of who you meet, what you do and don't pack your common-sense and leave it behind, take it with you. talking about this specific case, i think we're hearing more about what is coming out. in fact there is even an eyewitness who says that she saw a hand of a woman out of the back seat of a car as a man was trying to apparently take something out of that back seat. it was in the same area where her body was found. of it appears to police that she may have been killed one other place and taken to the scene where her body was left. martha: they say her wallet was with her, her bracelet, earrings. as you sort of think about the area that she was in and what happened, how do you start to piece together a possible scenario in order to try to figure out -- to find and charge the people who did it? >> i have to say, it appears to be the turkish and the police over there are working with the u.s. law enforcement, f.b.i. and state department officials, have been really trying to scour whatever they can with regard to lead.
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
with guns and are not in favor of gun control. if you grew up in a city, an urban environment with more guns and crime, you're probably less in favor of guns and more in favor of gun control. if that holds true, there is not going to be a huge majority in congress for gun-control. seems like it will be pretty split. host: including democrats? caller: including democrats, although a smaller number. some of the ones who were gun owners said that boehner is in favor of gun control. he said he was a gun owner, but that he believed that some gun controls, particularly background checks, are important. there were 120 republicans that own guns, only 46 democrats told us that they own guns. 76% of congress answered our questions. host: why did people not answer your question? caller: they gave a variety of reasons. we had about 60 people total applying by saying that they would not talk about it. several said that it was safety reasons, that they did not think it was appropriate to talk about their security. several of them said that they did not want to tell burglars that they had guns, because bur
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
to making sure that his son and his three sisters could have access to a school with a safe environment in which to learn. within two years at a private school, he caught up with his classmates and he is now a student in college. his sisters, who are here with us today as well, they are attending a preparatory school in there on a similar path. i visited the school yesterday, and it is amazing. it is making a real difference in the lives of kids. without this help could possibly be lost. right now they have great teachers and small class sizes and a mission that says that every child has to succeed. no one should deny them this opportunity. [applause] >> joseph kelly, nor any parent should have to wait for failed education and failed school systems to get their act together. throughout the country, there are promising signs that we can bring schools and parents together to improve our education system. the administrators, teachers, the more money it receives from a low incomes who then there are incentives for reasons to differentiate themselves, the schools. imagine if we tried to move
Current
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
the environment. she will be facing issues if she's confirmed regarding fracking on public land, arctic drilling and renewable energy permits. jewel will be the first woman the president has chosen for his second term cabinet. >>> actress ashley judd hasn't decided yet whether or not she's going to challenge senate minority leader mitch mcconnell for his seat in 2014 but already karl rove's american crossroads is going after the actress in a new web video, attacking judd's commitment to president obama her praise for healthcare reform, even her residence in tennessee even though she grew up in kentucky and went to college there. >> ashley judd, an obama-following radical hollywood liberal who is right at home here in tennessee. i mean kentucky. >> a crossroads spokesman said the ad is designed to stick a pin in judd's balloon. several other celebrities on capitol hill today, chris rock, amanda peet, tony bennett joining the mayors against illegal guns coalition and their demand a plan campaign. they're calling for universal background checks, assault weapons ban a limit on high-capacity magazine
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 8:00am PST
work environment. i always try to compensate for things they shouldn't be doing or time taken away from their lives. depends how much time is being allotted and there has to be time submission at the end. month or by weekly that gets reviewed. at that point in time it gets determined what if anytime gets compensated. jenna: tad, john sounds like a pretty good boss. i want to work for john. i respond to a lot of e-mails after-hours and don't necessarily think about it as extra work. it is sort of my job in this day and era which is not sometimes the favorite part of the job when it is saturday and trying to respond to work e-mails but it is part of the gig. so what do you think about it? is there quota? if it is an hour of e-mailing should you get compensated for that but one or two is not really part of it? >> it's kind of scary. it is a slippery slope. you know if we do start how do we calculate? how much time do we have to spend to calculate? we're wasting more time. the reality of this in this situation they're just doing e-mails to keep abreast what is going on at the stations. the
Current
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am PST
it, a very negligible impact on the environment. if you look at the developing countries, china india and others, they are now the largest polluters in the world by far. >> oh, yeah. >> to the extents that's what you are trying to get at the united states is a country. it's not a planet. on the other handy, if we unilaterally impose these things t would have a devastating impact okay economics, depending upon which measure we are talking about >> bill: that is an idiotic statement. what the do you think it will have on miami when on miami when it's under water? of all states, florida should be leading the fight to do something about climate change. >> that's going to be the first state that goes. >> breaks off and drops into the ocean. >> the keys, gone. miami, gone. the whole fishing industry the tourist industry, the whole thing, gone. and then he said, oh man, we can't do anything about climate change. it costs us too much money. costs us too much money not to. joey out in chicago. hey, joey. what do you say? good morning. >> good morning, eve
FOX News
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
in syria is it makes the operational environment much easier for al-qaeda and its allies. they can operate in cairo. they can have public demonstrations in cairo with mubarak gone and it doesn't hurt them. they don't get arrested or chased out of the country. so the changing middle east has played to the strengths of al-qaeda and certainly in terms of the pressure on them, except for pakistan, the pressure is off. >> brian: when you mentioned on the radio show to me that you're worried about your grandchildren and the world in which we are right now, we're cutting back and almost saying the enemy doesn't exist. >> well, it's not almost, brian. people like john brennan and the president, who have gone out of their way to say that jihad is like a rotary club for the world. they're just self-improving muslims. they've gone out of the way to make americans believe the danger and the threat in the world is reduced. and the combination of that lie with the cuts in the defense budget are certainly not good news for american security. >> brian: john brennan, we just saw video of him. he's poised t
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
the partisan thing, and to build those coalitions out of the middle and very hard in this toxic environment. >> and also, coming up, a growing epidemic for the nation's youth, adder roall addiction and why a misdiagnosis can be fatal. we will talk to a columnist ellen schwartz, about the deadly case of one young man. and we will talk to stephanie cutter and also latino fellow from the university of texas, dr. francesco soto, but first, here is bill karins with the weather forecast. >> connecticut is not a fun place to be after the heels of the big blizzard and now dealing with freezing rain. one of the busiest highways i-95 has a overturned tractor-trailer and car on it, and that the idea of not traveling in massachusetts or connecticut, and just wait another couple of hours, because it will warm up and be rain. but right now, freezing rain is widespread in southern new england, and temperatures are warming up. new haven at 36 and providence 37 and so plenty of cold air for that freezing rain and snow and sleet there in massachusetts and new hampshire. we had the tornado yesterday, and it t
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
's important to him. although it's very complex. we tried to make a safe environment for all for that. >> reporter: and that's all dale county sheriff wally olson would say on the matter. as this hostage drama drags on, authorities have remained tight-lipped, not wanting to say anything that would jeopardize negotiations. noting the huge public interest in the story, olson said even his own mother has been asking him about what's going on. >> my mother told me a lot things that were being said, you know, and i told her, you know, we're doing everything humanly possible can do to resolve this safely, you know, and bring this child home. >> reporter: another example of how careful authorities are with their answers. watch what happened when the sheriff was asked whether the child's mother would be able to talk to ethan, the kidnapped 5-year-old. [ inaudible ] >> thank you for your time. >> reporter: meanwhile, in ozark, the town next door to midland city where the tragedy began, school resumed for the first time. extra police were on hand to provide security this morning. while anxious
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